A minor earthquake magnitude 3 (ml/mb) strikes 16 km N of Chernabura Island, Alaska (10 miles) on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: ak19254974. Unique identifier: ak19254974. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 38.8 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -159.556° West, latitude 54.935° North, depth = 38.8 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/04/18 / 2018-04-23 03:42:07 / April 23, 2018 @ 3:42 am UTC/GMT. The 3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:42:07 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 2.5 to 3.5 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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